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Office Assistant/Receptionist
Location:Fairfax VA
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time

Position Summary
Multi-office accounting firm (Baltimore and Northern VA) seeking experienced, dependable individual with a professional appearance/demeanor to join our team as an office assistant/receptionist.  As our “air traffic controller,” you will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, ability to maintain confidentiality, and must work well under pressure.  Full benefits, including parking.  Salary commensurate with experience. 

Position Description

Essential job functions:

  • Greet clients and guests in a positive, polite and professional manner
  • Learn tax return processes from scanning to assembly and work alongside administrative team tasked with these same duties
  • Answer multi-line, multi-office phone system, announce calls and/or transfer to appropriate voice mail
  • Process mail, and prepare UPS and courier packages
  • Maintain conference room reservations
  • Send/receive faxes
  • Additional administrative projects as required
  • Extended hours during tax season which requires working some evenings & Saturdays February through April 15 for the tax deadline

Job requirements:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Experience answering a multi-line phone system a plus
  • Experience working in a professional services firm a plus